Over the weekend, a missing hiker from Texas was found
after six days of wandering the lava fields on the Big Island
of Hawai’i. It seems the 41 year-old man decided to see the
lava flowing into the ocean. At night. Alone. Without telling
anyone where he was going or what he was going to do.
Rescuers spent days combing the barren waste land trying
to find him but it was a 15 year-old boy, flying in a tour
helicopter, that finally saw the man’s distress signal.
The Boy Scouts have a saying about always being prepared.
Perhaps this is the lesson to take from this man’s